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Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness
by Cristin Finch

Overview


Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness provides a broad range of evidence-based health information spanning the dimensions of health. The text supports individuals in creating and working toward their personal goals by providing opportunities to explore individual values and priorities with assessments that provide the basis for a future vision. There are multiple points of engagement that allow the reader to move forward and apply evidence-based material to individual goals.
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Description


Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness provides a broad range of evidence-based health information spanning the dimensions of health. The text begins with the concepts of health and wellness, the determinants of health, and levels of prevention.  The US healthcare system is also discussed as it relates to health and wellness.  Readers also explore various models and theories related to behavior change and have the opportunity to assess their wellness status relative to the dimensions of health.  Reflection and critical thinking are encouraged throughout the text as readers explore risk factors, protective factors, and strategies for improvement of overall individual health and wellness. 

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About the author


Cristin Finch is an Associate Professor and the Health Studies Program Coordinator at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York.  She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified Health and Wellness Coach (CHC), and a Holistic Stress Management Instructor (HSMI).

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Book details

Genre:HEALTH & FITNESS

Subgenre:Healthy Living

Language:English

Pages:252

Format:Paperback

Paperback ISBN:9781543942187


Overview


Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness provides a broad range of evidence-based health information spanning the dimensions of health. The text supports individuals in creating and working toward their personal goals by providing opportunities to explore individual values and priorities with assessments that provide the basis for a future vision. There are multiple points of engagement that allow the reader to move forward and apply evidence-based material to individual goals.

Read more

Description


Foundations of Personal Health and Wellness provides a broad range of evidence-based health information spanning the dimensions of health. The text begins with the concepts of health and wellness, the determinants of health, and levels of prevention.  The US healthcare system is also discussed as it relates to health and wellness.  Readers also explore various models and theories related to behavior change and have the opportunity to assess their wellness status relative to the dimensions of health.  Reflection and critical thinking are encouraged throughout the text as readers explore risk factors, protective factors, and strategies for improvement of overall individual health and wellness. 

Read more

About the author


Cristin Finch is an Associate Professor and the Health Studies Program Coordinator at Monroe Community College in Rochester, New York.  She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Certified Health and Wellness Coach (CHC), and a Holistic Stress Management Instructor (HSMI).

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